Jan 18, 2013 4:00am PST
the vaccine was created using dna technology and an insect virus. >> the fda says the new technology offers the potential for faster startup of the vaccine manufacturing process in the event of a pandemic. >> in the battle against childhood obesity, new york city appears to be doing better than los angeles at least for low-income preschoolers. a new study, obesity rates are compared for young poor children in the nation's two largest cities over nine years. rates drop from about 90% to 60% in york. the 8 in l.a. they rose from 17% to more than 21% before dropping to around 20%. new york city's health commissioner says he was glad to hear the study results calling them " a big success. >> while the director of a los angeles county's health department says it is not clear why the rate hasbro's. >> we will be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. >> and a reminder to catch dr. phil today at 10:00 a.m. right >> we are back. we're looking for mild weather today. tomorrow things get nice. look at sunday in morningand monday. the next chance of showers may happen on wednesday. we will chat wi
Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
. they will be specializing in mass on-line courses. the governor has been calling on them to expand its use of technology. this will help reduce expenses and allow more students to go to college. >> now to the widespread outbreak of the flow which has killed a least 20 children around the country. here in california for adults have died from the flow, and the sickness could just be getting started here. at last check, the flu is widespread in 47 states. if that does not include california. >> at some kaiser permanente facilities in northern california there simply was not enough vaccines to meet the demands. but more is on the way. doctors say that 30 it thousand more vaccines are coming and they will be distributed to their hospitals and facilities as soon as possible. but it is not just kaiser that is running out of the shots, other medical facilities are having the same problems. >> if you are in the east bay, we found there is no shortage of the flu vaccine at contra costa health services. at the immunization clinic headquarters in martinez. we got a look at the supply. the county has all the differe
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
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Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
on the technology sector. a number of tech giants are set to report earnings today including google , ibm and verizon. >> a report on existing home sales is also expected today. apple is expected to release its earnings report tomorrow. and ya hoo and facebook are set to release their quarter for earnings next week. >> twitter says it is working on fixing issue which is causing a service outage for millions of users. people here on the west coast began reporting problems logging on to twitter yesterday's. as is usually the case, the problems are in to meant it and do not affect all users. people on the east coast are apparently not having any problems. the twitter app on mobile devices is up and running normally with no issues. twitter has not identify the exact problem. >> in blockbuster is reportedly closing 300 of its u.s. stores soon. according to the l.a. times, the move will leave some 3000 workers searching for new jobs. satellite tv provider dish acquired blockbuster in 2011. dish says many of the closing stores have reached the end of their leases. poor sales are blamed for the d